Jack Allen: Gran & Grandad Chapman

Margaret & George Chapman outside their house in 16 Childers street on V E day or V J day 1945 I would like to recount memories of my grandmother and grandfather, Margaret and George Chapman of 16 Childers Street in the Cannon area of Middlesbrough near St Columba’s Church. Granny Chapman was a remarkable person, born […]

Childers Street

Childers Street ran from Hutchinson Street to Granville Street. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Childers Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Outside my mother’s house in 11 Childers Street. Mam stood in doorway from left Margaret Porritt ( Buncy) my sister Brenda , & […]

Calthorpe Street

Calthorpe Street ran from Marsh Road School to Newport Road, crossing Cannon Street. Click map to enlarge (Back to return)Gallery Newspaper articles, images of Calthorpe Street and the people who lived there (click photos to enlarge) Me, aged about 4 or 5, (so 1962-64?) and my nana Emily Parsons (née Gill), in the back yard […]